Productivity and Utility
Here is the list of best productivity and utility BlackBerry apps currently out there.
Evernote is a free notebook application, which allows you to capture notes in an organized manner. Besides text, you can also record audio and image files from either your phone or your desktop on this app.
WorldMate Live is a free travel app that lets you search through the list of hotels, sorted by distance from your location, within seconds. The app also displays the price for each room and a page for booking one. You can also use it to sort itineraries, track flights, check weather, convert currency and look at maps.
amAze is completely free turn-by-turn navigation app that comes with features like weather check, local search and even a record of speed traps to steer you clear of the law. Read about the best BlackBerry navigation apps for more choices.
YouMail Visual Voicemail Plus
YouMail Visual Voicemail Plus provides powerful visual voicemail features including the facility to listen to your voicemails from any Internet connected computer. This BlackBerry app works with all major service providers, without any fee for usage. However, you have to replace your carrier’s default voicemail service with it. If you want to stick with the default then check out our guide to BlackBerry voicemail.
Blurt Pro is an interesting app that connects your BlackBerry device to your computer via Bluetooth. The app allows you to read and respond to text messages, receive and make calls, and even display caller ID, all on your computer. You can buy this app for just $5.99.
WiFi File Transfer
WiFi File Transfer allows you to easily transfer data between your BlackBerry device and your computer. An IP address will be provided to you while using this application on the BlackBerry, you just have to use that IP address on a computer and you can transfer, view and edit files between your BlackBerry and your computer. This app is available for $4.99
Opera Mini 5
Opera Mini 5 is a free BlackBerry app that turbo-charges loading speeds by compressing web pages before loading them on to the screen. It also offers a more powerful interface than the default BlackBerry browser.
Trapster uses the BlackBerry’s built-in GPS capability to provide you with a user submitted dotted map that warns you about the red light cameras, speed traps and other wallet hazards, allowing you to steer away from the traps. And it’s free.
Call Blocker Professional
Now, you can block unwanted calls just for $2.99. Call Blocker Professional can block numbers that are not in your contact list, specific numbers, block numbers by area code, and even white-list specific numbers so that they always ring. It provides you with the options to hang up or send to voicemail for calls you block.
MultiAlarm Pro is a perfect alarm that makes balancing crazy schedules easier. You can set a number of separate alarms on different days and any alarm can be preset to go off only on particular days of the week. The time of the alarm is completely customizable, and you can also set countdown-style counters to go off in say, 15 minutes, rather than at a specific time. MultiAlarm Pro is available for $4.99. Find out about the best BlackBerry clock apps.
Check out page two for more great BlackBerry apps.